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The associations hope to reinforce the use of mobile phones and apps to connect nearby CPR-trained citizens and off-duty professional responders.
Register for this year's Pediatric EMS Conference to improve your ability to provide care to young patients and receive continuing education credits.
Public safety agencies across the country turn to a leader in cost-effective rugged device solutions.

Stuttgart, Germany, July 18, 2017 (Newswire.com) — ECG-Guard is a new wearable personal monitoring device that is designed to help users track their heart function and other important health metrics. It offers Bluetooth connectivity so that users can export their data to the convenient mobile app for easy monitoring.

A family of four adults and five children died when a flash flood swept them away from the riverbank where they were relaxing.

A woman addicted to painkillers attempted to acquire a prescription for opioids but was arrested at the pharmacy when the pharmacist couldn't verify her prescription.
A patient who was picked up for a mental health evaluation punched and pepper sprayed the EMTs, who managed to remove her from the driver's seat when she jumped in to try driving the ambulance.

July 17—The early morning fire Monday that left 130 Charlotteans without a home—and seven people hospitalized—was intentionally set, the Charlotte Fire Department said.

Three of the people had serious injuries, according to Observer news partner WBTV.

Fire officials said 40 apartment units were affected by the fire at the Woodscape apartments on Farm Pond Lane. It took more than 50 firefighters an hour to put out the heavy flames, the department said.

The blaze caused more than $300,000 in damage, fire officials said.

Since there are inconsistencies in what details to report in drowning incidents, the AHA recommends medical professionals report when CPR was started, when it stopped and why, and ensuring quality resuscitation.
The 14th annual event will be colocated with EMS World Expo in Las Vegas in October.
The answer to the iSimulate Clinical Question of the Week for July 10 is D: Heat stroke.
How virtual reality can enhance first responders’ critical incident response skills
Don’t we have enough to worry about—and be liable for—already?
Fire, rescue, and police personnel practiced responding to tornado disasters and chemical spills.
The sheriff believes officer safety is at risk and EMS response times are quick enough to treat overdose victims before police can.